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See also: draw-up
- (transitive) To compose a document, especially one having a standard form.
I asked my lawyer to draw up a new will.
- (transitive) To arrange in order or formation.
Sergeant, please draw the men up in ranks of three.
- (transitive) Cause to come to a halt.
Draw up the carriage just around the corner!
- (intransitive) Come to a halt.
The tractor drew up alongside the haystack.
- 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
- As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass
- To withdraw upwards.
to compose a document
to arrange in order or formation
to cause to come to a halt
to come to a halt